Tag: myelomeningocele

Wish Kid Zachary

September 2016

Kids Wish Network is hard at work planning an incredible experience for Zachary; make sure to stay up to date by checking back soon for all of the details of their once-in-a-lifetime wish!  

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Ella is Named Kids Wish Network & Kids Unlimited Learning Academy – Fort Smith’s Hero of the Month

Ella is Named Kids Wish Network & Kids Unlimited Learning Academy – Fort Smith’s Hero of the Month

April 2016

“By age 3, she had already undergone 3 surgeries” Ella has had three surgeries in the three years since her birth. She was born with myelomeningocele, a severe form of open spina bifida. This defect caused her spinal cord and surrounding nerves to protrude through an opening in her spine, forming a visible sac on […]

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Howie Mandel Makes Wish Come True for Oregon Girl with Life-Threatening Illness, Thanks to Kids Wish Network and Sponsors

June 2012

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. – A girl with a life-threatening illness has her wish to meet Howie Mandel granted by international children’s charity Kids Wish Network and generous sponsors. Nothing gets 7-year-old Cassandra – aka Cassie – down, not even her condition. She was born  with her spinal column exposed, through a disorder called myelomeningocele, which […]

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48,632 kids helped this last fiscal year through our many programs and services.

Our Mission

Kids Wish Network is a charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations. Kids Wish Network assists children and their families through several key programs.